The Tarawera Ultra. – an international affair

Posted on January 16, 2010 by

The March 20 Tarawera Ultra. from Rotorua to Kawerau in New Zealand is shaping up to be a real international affair.   With 70+ entrants, the field is already larger than the inaugural event held in 2009.  Currently, runners are signed up from the UK, Hong Kong, Australia, USA and a big contingent of Kiwis.  There’s a truckload of runners traveling up from the southIsland too says Race director, Paul Charteris.  The most popular distance is the 100k run.

The 2nd annual Tarawera Ultramarathon is a 100k, 50-mile (80k) or 60k trail ultra. run in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty.  Along way runners  pass through exotic forestry, native bush, lakes, waterfalls and follow a beautiful river.

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